Silver bowl with inscription A1 Vase A of Artaxerxes I Makrocheir

Silver bowl with inscription A1 Vase A of Artaxerxes I Makrocheir

Description

Silver bowl with inscription A1 Vase A of Artaxerxes I Makrocheir

Details

Old Persian inscription on four silver dishes.

  1. Artaxšaçâ \ XŠ \ vazraka \ XŠ \ XŠyânâm \ XŠ \ DHyûnâm \ 
  2. Xšayâršahyâ \ XŠhyâ \ puça \ 
  3. Xšayâršahyâ \ Dârayavaušahyâ \ XŠhyâ \ puça \ 
  4. Haxâmanišiya \ hya \ imam \ bâtugara \ siyamam \ vithiyâ \ karta

Artaxerxes, the great king, king of kings, king of all peoples,
son of king Xerxes
Xerxes the son of king Darius
the Achaemenid, who made this silver cup in his palace.

There's a similar object here.

Date

465 BCE–423 BCE

Creator

Marco Prins

Museum

New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Licence

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Categories

Persia

Tags

Utensil, Inscription

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